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Tech Acceleration Coordinator

Faculty Central (FEPS)

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £20,275 to £24,029
Full Time, Fixed Term - until 31/03/2020
Closing Date:  Tuesday 16 July 2019
Interview Date:   Friday 26 July 2019
Reference:  1156919GN

Are you passionate about entrepreneurship? Do you love watching Dragons’ Den and Silicon Valley? This exciting post is an incredible opportunity to join the vibrant Future Worlds team at the University of Southampton. Future Worlds is an on-campus startup accelerator helping University of Southampton entrepreneurs change the world with their ideas. Powered by millionaire investors and seasoned mentors, our students and researchers get the advice and funding they need and their startups are showcased on the global stage. Our networking events and engaging talks inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and our purpose-built Accelerator Space hosts up to 15 resident startups and plays a vital role in growing the entrepreneurial culture at the University. 

The Tech Acceleration Coordinator will play a vital role in Future Worlds’ work surrounding our Impact Acceleration Activity. The University of Southampton is the only UK university to exhibit at CES; every year Future Worlds takes incredible startups and spinouts to showcase their technology on the world stage. You will support the Future Worlds team in executing our CES strategy, a crucial piece of work for accelerating our startups and spinouts to success, providing much needed assistance to the Director, Events & Marketing Officer, Tech Acceleration Manager and Studio Manager.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dependable and organised candidate who has excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to make an impact. If you are not genuinely excited by the world of startups and spinouts then this isn’t the role for you. Our team is passionate about entrepreneurship and the candidate will co-operate closely with them as well as working with faculty staff, academics, researchers, students, entrepreneurs and high-profile external stakeholders.

Interviews will be held on Friday 26th July.

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3462. Please quote reference 1156919GN on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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